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  }}{{tnr}}'''Mark Scheffel''' is a [[Republican Party|Republican]] member of the [[Colorado State Senate]], representing District 4. He was first elected to the chamber in 2008.
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  }}{{tnr}}'''Mark Scheffel''' is a [[Republican Party|Republican]] member of the [[Colorado State Senate]], representing [[Colorado State Senate District 4|District 4]]. He was first elected to the chamber in 2008.
  
 
Scheffel is a former District Captain/Chairman for the Douglas County Republican Party.  He is currently a Precinct Person for the Douglas County Republican Party.
 
Scheffel is a former District Captain/Chairman for the Douglas County Republican Party.  He is currently a Precinct Person for the Douglas County Republican Party.
  
 
==Biography==
 
==Biography==
Scheffel earned his B.S. in Finance from the University of Denver in 1982, his J.D. from John Marshall Law School in 1987, and his LLM in Taxation from New York University School of Law in 1998. His professional experience includes working as an attorney for the following: the Colorado Supreme Court in 1988, the United States Tax Court in 1989, the United States District Court for the District of Colorado in 1990, the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit in 1990, the United States District Columbia Court of Appeals in 1991, and the United States Supreme Court in 1992. He has worked for Reid and Scheffel, Professional Corporation since 1993.
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Scheffel earned his B.S. in Finance from the University of Denver in 1982, his J.D. from John Marshall Law School in 1987 and his L.L.M. in Taxation from New York University School of Law in 1998. His professional experience includes working as an attorney for the following: the Colorado Supreme Court in 1988, the United States Tax Court in 1989, the United States District Court for the District of Colorado in 1990, the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit in 1990, the United States District Columbia Court of Appeals in 1991 and the United States Supreme Court in 1992. He has worked for Reid and Scheffel, Professional Corporation since 1993.
  
 
==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
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Scheffel's sponsored legislation includes:
 
Scheffel's sponsored legislation includes:
  
*SB 10-191 - Quality Instruction Through Educator Effectiveness <ref>[http://www.coloradonewsagency.com/2010/05/12/teachers-union-shaken-allies-divided-by-passage-of-tenure-reform/ ''Colorado News Agency,'' "Teacher's Union Shaken, Allies Divided by Passage of Tenure Reform," May 12, 2010]</ref>
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*SB 10-191 - Quality Instruction Through Educator Effectiveness<ref>[http://www.coloradonewsagency.com/2010/05/12/teachers-union-shaken-allies-divided-by-passage-of-tenure-reform/ ''Colorado News Agency,'' "Teacher's Union Shaken, Allies Divided by Passage of Tenure Reform," May 12, 2010]</ref>
  
 
==Elections==
 
==Elections==
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:: ''See also: [[Colorado State Senate elections, 2012]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Colorado State Senate elections, 2012]]''
  
Scheffel won re-election in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Colorado State Senate elections, 2012|Colorado State Senate]] District 4.  He ran unopposed in the Republican primary on June 26, 2012.  He defeated [[Holly Gorman]] (D) and [[Chris Grundemann]] (L) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012. <ref>''Colorado Secretary of State,'' - 2012 Primary Candidate List</ref><ref>[http://www.sos.state.co.us/pubs/elections/Results/2012/primary/ColoradoReport.html ''Colorado Secretary of State,'' Official Primary Election Results]</ref>
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Scheffel won re-election in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Colorado State Senate elections, 2012|Colorado State Senate]] District 4.  He ran unopposed in the Republican primary on June 26, 2012.  He defeated [[Holly Gorman]] (D) and [[Chris Grundemann]] (L) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.<ref>[http://www.sos.state.co.us/pubs/elections/Results/2012/primary/ColoradoReport.html ''Colorado Secretary of State'', "Official 2012 Primary election results," accessed April 14, 2014]</ref>
  
 
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===2008===
 
===2008===
On November 4, 2008, Scheffel was elected to the 4th District Seat in the [[Colorado State Senate]], defeating opponent Joseph R. Alsup (D).<ref>[http://www.elections.colorado.gov/Content/Documents/2008_Abstract.pdf 2008 election results, Colorado]</ref>
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On November 4, 2008, Scheffel was elected to the 4th District Seat in the [[Colorado State Senate]], defeating opponent Joseph R. Alsup (D).<ref>[http://www.elections.colorado.gov/Content/Documents/2008_Abstract.pdf ''Colorado Secretary of State'', " Official 2008 General election results," accessed April 14, 2014]</ref>
  
Scheffel raised $33,131 for his campaign, while Alsup raised $7,522.<Ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=CO&y=2008&f=S&so=O#sorttable Colorado Senate spending, 2008]</ref>
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Scheffel raised $33,131 for his campaign, while Alsup raised $7,522.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=CO&y=2008&f=S&so=O#sorttable ''Follow the Money'', "Funds raised by 2008 Senate candidates," accessed April 14, 2014]</ref>
  
 
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|Full name = Mark Scheffel
 
|Full name = Mark Scheffel
 
|year = 2008
 
|year = 2008
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|party = Republican
 
|party = Republican
 
|totalraised2012 = 34331
 
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This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term '''Mark + Scheffel + Colorado + Senate'''
 
This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term '''Mark + Scheffel + Colorado + Senate'''
 
:''All stories may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of the search engine.''
 
:''All stories may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of the search engine.''
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==See also==
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*[[Colorado State Senate]]
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*[[Colorado State Senate#Committees|Colorado Senate Committees]]
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*[[Colorado State Senate District 4]]
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*[[Colorado State Legislature]]
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
 
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*[http://markscheffel.us/ Mark Scheffel's personal website]
 
*[http://markscheffel.us/ Mark Scheffel's personal website]
 
* [http://www.state.co.us/gov_dir/leg_dir/Senate/members/Sen04.htm Official Colorado State Senate website of Senator Mark Scheffel]
 
* [http://www.state.co.us/gov_dir/leg_dir/Senate/members/Sen04.htm Official Colorado State Senate website of Senator Mark Scheffel]
* [http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=106249 Project Vote Smart legislative profile]
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* [http://openstates.org/co/legislators/COL000015/mark-scheffel/ Profile from Open States]
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* [http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=106249 Legislative Profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
* [http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=106249 Project Vote Smart biography of Senator Mark Scheffel]
 
* [http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=106249 Project Vote Smart biography of Senator Mark Scheffel]
 
*Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=140567 2012], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=117325 2010], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=107143 2008]
 
*Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=140567 2012], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=117325 2010], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=107143 2008]
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Mark Scheffel
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Colorado State Senate, District 4
Incumbent
In office
2009 - Present
Term ends
January 11, 2017
Years in position 5
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$30,000/year
Per diem$45/day in Denver area, $183/day outside
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2008
Next generalNovember 8, 2016
Term limits8 years
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Denver
Master'sNew York University School of Law, 1998
J.D.John Marshall Law School, 1987
Personal
ProfessionAttorney
Websites
Office website
Personal website
CandidateVerification
Mark Scheffel is a Republican member of the Colorado State Senate, representing District 4. He was first elected to the chamber in 2008.

Scheffel is a former District Captain/Chairman for the Douglas County Republican Party. He is currently a Precinct Person for the Douglas County Republican Party.

Biography

Scheffel earned his B.S. in Finance from the University of Denver in 1982, his J.D. from John Marshall Law School in 1987 and his L.L.M. in Taxation from New York University School of Law in 1998. His professional experience includes working as an attorney for the following: the Colorado Supreme Court in 1988, the United States Tax Court in 1989, the United States District Court for the District of Colorado in 1990, the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit in 1990, the United States District Columbia Court of Appeals in 1991 and the United States Supreme Court in 1992. He has worked for Reid and Scheffel, Professional Corporation since 1993.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Scheffel served on the following committees:

Colorado Committee Assignments, 2013
Education
Legislative Council

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Scheffel served on these committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Scheffel served on these committees:

Issues

Scheffel's sponsored legislation includes:

  • SB 10-191 - Quality Instruction Through Educator Effectiveness[1]

Elections

2012

See also: Colorado State Senate elections, 2012

Scheffel won re-election in the 2012 election for Colorado State Senate District 4. He ran unopposed in the Republican primary on June 26, 2012. He defeated Holly Gorman (D) and Chris Grundemann (L) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[2]

Colorado State Senate, District 4, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMark Scheffel Incumbent 63.9% 50,173
     Democratic Holly Gorman 31.8% 24,968
     Libertarian Chris Grundemann 4.4% 3,437
Total Votes 78,578

2008

On November 4, 2008, Scheffel was elected to the 4th District Seat in the Colorado State Senate, defeating opponent Joseph R. Alsup (D).[3]

Scheffel raised $33,131 for his campaign, while Alsup raised $7,522.[4]

Colorado State Senate, District 4 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Mark Scheffel (R) 63,944
Joseph R. Alsup (D) 29,417

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Scheffel is available dating back to 2008. Based on available campaign finance records, Scheffel raised a total of $76,531 during that time period. This information was last updated on May 22, 2013.[5]

Mark Scheffel's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Colorado State Senate, District 4 Won $34,331
2010 Colorado State Senate, District 4 Not up for election $9,069
2008 Colorado State Senate, District 4 Won $33,131
Grand Total Raised $76,531

2012

Scheffel won re-election to the Colorado State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Scheffel raised a total of $34,331.
Colorado State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Mark Scheffel's campaign in 2012
Copic Insurance$4,000
Scheffel, Mark Harold$1,483
Colorado Cable Telecommunications Association$1,200
Colorado Association Of Realtors$700
Teller County Republican Central Cmte$500
Total Raised in 2012$34,331
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Scheffel was not up for election to the Colorado State Senate in 2010. During that election cycle, Scheffel raised a total of $9,069.

2008

Scheffel won election to the Colorado State Senate in 2008. During that election cycle, Scheffel raised a total of $33,131.

Recent news

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Political offices
Preceded by
Tom Wiens (R)
Colorado State Senate - District 4
2009–present
Succeeded by
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